Unconscious Reactions Separate Liberals and Conservatives – But They CAN Work Together!

Scientific American presents an excellent article, written by Emily Laber-Warren, on the fundamental differences between conservatives and liberals. Psychological insights might tone down the bitter feuding between Democrats and Republicans To paraphrase humor columnist Dave Barry, Republicans think of Democrats as godless, unpatriotic, Volvo-driving, France-loving, elitist latte guzzlers, whereas Democrats dismiss Republicans as ignorant, NASCAR-obsessed, […]

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Scientific American Sounds Off About Critical Thinking

Why are some people more religious than others? Answers to this question often focus on the role of culture or upbringing.  While these influences are important, new research suggests that whether we believe may also have to do with how much we rely on intuition versus analytical thinking. In 2011 Amitai Shenhav, David Rand and […]

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